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Barbara Anthony

Barbara Anthony, lawyer, economist, and public policy expert, is currently, a Senior Fellow in Healthcare at the Pioneer Institute where she specializes in healthcare transparency issues. Recently, she was a Senior Fellow and Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Business and Government where she researched and wrote about Massachusetts’ healthcare cost containment efforts. Previously, she served as Massachusetts Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation from 2009 to 2015 where she oversaw five state agencies: Banking, Insurance, Professional Licensure, Telecommunications and Cable, and the Division of Standards. Anthony, with a background in law and economics, is a well-known consumer advocate and a highly respected public interest lawyer and policy maker.

She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, where she is as an Adjunct Professor of Law. She regularly appears as a media commentator on consumer protection and business regulation issues.